tales of adventure

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An accident at the start of 2020 turned out to be a good thing… Thanks to a fridge door I was sidelined for all of 2020 and what seemed like a death sentence turned into NzHikes.co.nz! If I have been forced to sit around, then I’m not going to sit around and do nothing!! One story became 20… 50… and now over 300 tales from the mountains of New Zealand and around the world…. 

Ka Pai Island – Part 4

“On a Mish” #245 Ka Pai Island (Part 4). Anapai Campsite. Abel Tasman National Park. 19.1.2021. Abel Janszoon Tasman briefly visited Aotearoa in 1642, and

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Lake Clearwater

“Places in Paradise” Lake Clearwater and Lake Camp. Hakatere Conservation Area.

Working on the Routeburn Track

“Working in Paradise” 2008-2012. The Routeburn Track. Fiordland/Mt Aspiring National Park. When I get asked “what is your favourite hike?” the most common answer you

Come See the Fiordland Rain – Part Two

“On a Mish” #300 Come See the Fiordland Rain – Part Two. Clinton Valley / MacKinnon Pass. Fiordland National Park. 25.2.2013. The physical benefits of

Hanging Valley Camp – Part Two

“On a Mish” #258 Hanging Valley Camp – Part Two. Deep Cove. Fiordland. 18.12.2017. Any sort of walking is training, and even if you don’t

Almost Too Easy – Hut Creek (Part Two)

“A Mish a Day” #139 Hut Creek – Part Two. Earl Mountains. Fiordland National Park. 23.1.2013. Visiting Hut Creek with a backdrop of blue skies

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